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Now Open on Granville Island: Sen Pad Thai

[UPDATED May 4, 2017: Sen Pad Thai – a noodle shop by celebrated Vancouver chef, Angus An, is now open in Net Loft building on Granville Island] Sen Pad Thai opened this morning on Granville Island, and we stopped in for the first taste of Chef Angus’ newest creations! TAKE A LOOK AT SEN PAD […]

VFT Partners on the Podium: 2017 Golden Plates

Vancouver Foodie Tours Tasting Partners take Spotlight in 2017 Golden Plates The Georgia Straight’s annual “Golden Plates – Readers’ Choice Winners” provide readers with a series of “Best of” categories. Making this list is a testament to a restaurant’s recognition, relevance, and of course, food! Please join us in acknowledging Vancouver’s incredible food scene and congratulating our […]

Winterruption Donut Spectacular at Granville Island

The Winterruption Donut Spectacular returns to Granville Island February 17-19, 2017! Granville Island’s annual festival is back for it’s 12th season! Winterruption includes local artists, musicians, theatre performance, Foodie Tours (that’s us!)…and our favourite event, the Winterruption Donut Spectacular! Each year, the sweet geniuses at Lee’s Donuts on Granville Island create a special flavour for […]

Top 10 Things to Do on Granville Island

As Canada's second-most visited destination, Granville Island can be a very busy and overwhelming place. Check out these Top 10 Tips before visit!

43 Unique Christmas Gift Ideas

For mom, dad, him and her, here are 43 unique Christmas gift ideas to get you inspired 1. A 12h hot-cold waterbottle that’s as trendy as you are A non-leaking wonder by S’well Bottle. Sadly, not dishwasher-friendly S’well- $35-55 Find this gift in Vancouver: Delish General Store – Granville Island 2. A substitute for plastic […]

NEW on Granville Island: 4:30PM Weekend Tours

We’re excited to announce a NEW departure time for our Granville Island Market Tour! From now until September 11, 2016 we have opened 4:30pm Granville Island Market Tour departures on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For confirmed tours (tours that have at least 2 tickets reserved 24h in advance), tickets can be purchased online until 2:00pm on […]

9 Ways to Celebrate Spot Prawn Festival [CONTEST]

Because every good summer starts with a Spot Prawn Boil 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of Vancouver’s Spot Prawn Festival! It’s a time of the year that foodies, chefs, and restauranteurs look forward to with great anticipation. Touted as the most-juicy, delicate, sweet and visually-striking prawn, it’s clear why so many capitalize on the precious 6-8 week spot […]

18 Coffee Houses Later: JJ Bean’s Newest Location

Stunning as ever, JJ Bean’s newest location preserves the original 1913 architecture of the Labour Temple on Dunsmuir and Richards St in Downtown Vancouver Wishing a big congratulations to the JJ Bean team on their newest downtown home! The space is clean and calm; a serene combination of old and new. With chairs, bar stools, […]

Donut Spectacular at Granville Island

This weekend, Granville Island hosts the annual Winterruption Festival – a celebration of arts, culture, food and music. Though the Winterruption itinerary looks impressive as ever, there’s one particular event that we like to think is (unofficially) headlining the gig: The Donut Spectacular at Lee’s Donuts. Featured on our Granville Island Market Tour, Lee’s Donuts is the […]

Canadian Cheese named “Supreme Global Champion”

Canada adds to it’s “Whisky of the Year” award with the “Supreme Global Champion” of cheese An aged Lankaaster cheese made by Glengarry Cheesemaking of Lancaster, Ontario has won first place in the annual Global Cheese Awards! This year’s competition was hosted in Somerset, England and featured 167 categories. The Lankaaster cheese is aged for […]

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